Section 8

What Are the Latest Rules Around Possession Claims?

Initially, the Coronavirus Act 2020 suspended possession claims for 90 days from 27 March but earlier in June that suspension was extended until 23 August 2020. Only then can landlords notify tenants that they intend to seek possession. This...

Joe Parish
By Joe Parish
6 Common Defenses and Counterclaims That Tenants Use to Escape...

With Section 21 potentially on its way out, all eyes are on Section 8 as the best remaining means of evicting a tenant. But thousands of Section 8 eviction notices fail each year because tenants...

A Brief Introduction to Section 8

With the anticipated end of Section 21, Section 8 of the Housing Act 1988 is another way for a landlord to terminate a tenancy. And while it might look easy on paper (unlike Section 21, a Section...